A native of Cochabamba, Bolivia, Camila Barrientos was recently appointed principal clarinet of the Theatro Municipal de Sao Paulo. A graduate of the Master’s and Bachelor’s Program at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, Ms. Barrientos has acted as guest principal clarinet with the Miami Symphony and frequently subs with the New York Philharmonic. She has worked with conductors such as Kurt Masur, Gustavo Dudamel, Valery Gergiev and Leonard Slatkin; and performed in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall to the Vatican, to Teatro Teresa Carreño in Caracas, LPR in New York City and Lake Titicaca in Bolivia. A former member of the award-winning quintet The City of Tomorrow, Ms. Barrientos has championed some of the most challenging works for woodwind ensemble and recently released an album with the same group. She has toured South America multiple times with YOA Orchestra of the Americas and participated in festivals such as the Music Academy of the West, Bolivia Clasica, Britten-Pears Music Festival in the UK, and Menton Festival in the south of France. She is the co-founder and artistic director of the Bolivian Chamber Music Society.